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FOX News
Jan 11, 2013 12:00pm PST
the day after the nra accused the white house of having a political agenda here. basically attacking the second amendment at not trying to take care of kids, that s what the nrale says. we will get to that at the mad bottom of the hour here on fox news channel, america's choicer for news. stay fit on the inside with sunsweet's amazing juices. >> shepard: i'm shepherd smith. this is "studio b." the bottom of the hour. time for top of the news. families crying in court and some walking out in disgust. even an emotional outburst shouting at shooting suspect james holmes "rot in hell." another very though the scheduled arraignment didn't even happen. the judge postponed the plea hearing until march after the defense team asked for more time. a judge ruled there is, indeed, enough evidence to try holmes in the shooting rampage which left 12 people dead and 70 wounded back in july. the delay didn't sit well with the victims' family. some shook their head and cried and another shouted down suspect himself. alisa acuna live from the courthouse in colorado. what an awful experience for these
FOX News
Jan 9, 2013 12:00pm PST
invited the gun owners and nra and come and make their case as well before us. i want it clear to the american public that on behalf of the president we are reaching out to all parties on whatever side this debate be called if the president is going to act. >> has anybody noticed the vice president's audio is awful. he is determined to take action on the issue and is reportedly weighing a possible executive order to help prevent any more mass shootings. carl cameron has details on this. executive order? that means bypassing legislators what is happening here? >> we don't quite know yet. the vice president did not get specific about the executive order but that is an option the president has. this is a push by the president for really reinstating the ban on military assault weapons for new restrictions on high capacity magazines and loophole free background checks. they also want greater attention to mental illness and examination of the effects of violent entertainment on video games games. biden opened up with a reference to the newtown shootings. >> i don't think anything has
FOX News
Jan 16, 2013 12:00pm PST
for his daughters while at the same time armed guards in all schools. the president accused the nra's president's children as political pawns. wendall, some critics are pointing out they are using children to make their case. >> he had several children on stage that had written letters in wake of the sandy hook massacre. some found that inappropriate. accusing them as props. some were deeply touched by the shooting. one said she wasn't afraid for herself but she was afraid for other children. >> on the letter that julia wrote me, she said, i know that laws have to be passed by congress, but i beg to you try very hard. julia, i will try very hard. >> reporter: also in the audience, parents of 7-year-old grace mcdonald who was killed in the shooting. >> clearly both sides are bracing for a fight. what is the reaction to the president's announcement? >> the republican party was sharply critical but party leaders like house speaker john boehner were more measured, that may reflect polls that show stronger support for gun control. republican national committee called mr. obama's proposal
FOX News
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
took the first step toward banning assault weapons, a move that already has the nra firing back. senator dianne feinstein joins fellow democrats bruising the bill which would ban the purchase of semi automatic weapons with detaching magazine clips and also high capacity magazine. this president vowed to make gun control a priority in his second term of the newtown connecticut massacre. >> still, the bill does face a tough fight in congress and from the nra. and of of president obama's gun control proposals, analysts say this is the least likely to pass. shawn unanimous with the reasons for that. how confident are lawmakers behind the proposal? >> well, shep, senator feinstein and the other senate and house members who joined here repeatedly said they know this is going to be tough but they believe the newtown tragedy has changed the conversation and the pressure for capitol hill to get something done. here's a bit of what senator feinstein had to say. >> gun laws allow these mass killings to be carried out again and again and again in our country. weapons designed originally for
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 12:00pm PST
. then on thursday, he'll talk with a representative from the nra and other gun owners. president obama asked biden to take charge of a task force to develop measures going beyond gun control laws. meantime, gabrielle giffords and her husband mark kelly say that they have launched their own campaign to curb gun violence two years to the day after a gunman gunman shot her in the head. they visited families in newtown connecticut. afterwards they spoke to abc news anchor diane sawyer. >> how was newtown? >> it brought back a lot of memories but what that was like for us two years ago today. >> you hope this kind of thing doesn't happen again. you know what? it does happen again. >> shep: six people died at the supermarket two years ago today. 12 others were wounded. last year the judge sentenced the shooter to life in prison with no chance of parole. it sounds like congresswoman giffords and kelly are focusing on congress right now. >> reporter: so far they have been critical of congress. one of the reasons they started their political action committee was to raise enough money so they can fight the
FOX News
Jan 10, 2013 12:00pm PST
with representatives from the nra, the gun lobbying group calling for armed guards at every american school. we're live in washington. carl? reporter: some gun groups and members members of congress took offense to the vice-president's strong assertion that in addition to new gun legislation and gun regulation, the president may use executive orders to go around congress if that's what it takes in the administration's view in order to clear gun violence. today the vice-president took a different tact, insisting reforms need not undercut the second amount right to bear arm. >> if we save one life, it makes sense and i think we can do a great deal without imposing on or impinging on the rights of the second amendment. reporter: biden emphasized common ground rhetoric and said the threats -- suggested the threats about executive action are overblown. he drew sharp rebuke from second amendment backers, including a group of conservatives in the congress. he said vice-president would do well to revisit he meaning of the phrase, shall not be infringed. bike passing congress is not exceptable and is heinous wh
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